• University of Pennsylvania
  • Altoona, PA
  • Nonprofit
  • Full-Time
  • 2130 Ponderosa Dr

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The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penns distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.

Manage proposal development, including budget and related pre-award activities for diverse sponsor portfolio. Manage post award activities including account setup, monitor and review of all sponsored projects expenditures including fund projections; identify incorrect transactions and take corrective action; reconcile, distribute internal reports. Meet with principal investigators to discuss and advise them on financial issues related to their portfolios. Monitor and enforce compliance with sponsor guidelines and OMB Uniform Guidance. Work with payroll coordinator to ensure faculty and staff are paid correctlyCreate, manage and track subcontracts in RIS/MTAs & follow-up through execution; generate PO, track and maintain subcontracts expenses; review/validate incoming invoices; enter receipts; reconcile subcontracts to ensure consistent spending; track outstanding accounts receivable and process for payment. Grants Manager B: The Grants Manager B will work more independently and actively participate in specific projects, including the annual budget submission. The Grants Manager B will work on the more complicated grants including training grants and program project with multiple sub-contracts Moreover, it is expected that the Grants Manager B candidate will have a greater grants management experience than the Grants Manager A candidate, such that s/he can make greater contributions, including engaging in financial analysis.The Grants Manager will report to the Administrative and Financial Officer within the Department of Hematology Oncology and has a dotted reporting line to the Department of Medicine.

Grants Manager A: Bachelors degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required.Grants Manager B: Bachelors degree and 5 to 7 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required.Both levels: Experience with NIH and other federal granting agencies is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Adobe, and Business Objects. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, verbal and written communication is required. Working knowledge of Uniform Guidance is required. Ability to apply solid organizational and time management skills to a deadline drive, multiple priority work environment is required. Familiarity with UPENN sponsored research policies and related financial system is preferred.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.


Associated topics: fund, funding, grant, grant administration, grant administrator, grant management, proposal

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